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September 22, 2021

In Quang Ninh province

Austrian firm looks to cash in on Vietnamese casino

(Vietnam).- Vienna-headquartered Casinos Austria, one of the largest casino operators in the world, has joined the list of foreign firms eager to invest in an integrated casino resort in Quang Ninh province, which may become the first in the country to allow Vietnamese nationals to gamble.


ccording to Quang Ninh People’s Committee, Richard Lehner, senior advisor at Casinos Austria, last week visited the northern province and asked for permission to conduct a feasibility study for the project.

“Casinos Austria’s representative told the provincial leaders that the firm saw potential in this project and wanted to exploit the opportunity here,” a source at the Van Don Economic Zone Management Authority told VIR.

As approved by the government, Van Don is one of two locations earmarked for casino resort projects. The other being the southern island of Phu Quoc.

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